Porphyra miniata var. abyssicola ( ) Rosenvinge
Porphyra miniata var. abyssicola (Kjellman) Rosenvinge 1893: 827
Published in: Rosenvinge, L.K. (1893). Grønlands Havalger. Meddelelser om Grønland 3: 763-981, 57 figs, 2 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Wildemania abyssicola (Kjellman) Mols-Mortensen & J.Brodie
Porphyra abyssicola Kjellman
Type locality: Norwegian Arctic Sea (Mols-Mortensen et al. 2012: 156).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), saturn-red, flame-scarlet; literally, ‘painted with red lead’ (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Treated as a forma by Athanasiadis (2016: 52) but as a variety by INA. - (23 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra miniata var. abyssicola (Kjellman) Rosenvinge)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931).
Source of current name
Mols-Mortensen, A., Neefus, C.D., Nielsen, R., Gunnarsson, K., Egilsdottir, S., Pedersen, P.M. & Brodie, J. (2012). New insights into the biodiversity and generic relationships of foliose Bangiales (Rhodophyta) in Iceland and the Faroe Islands. European Journal of Phycology 47(2): 146-159.
Created: 02 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 October 2019.